Work That’s Worth It: Internships vs. Jobs

Work That’s Worth It: Internships vs. Jobs

While some of her classmates spent their summers doing STEM cell research at the University of Southern California or getting coffee for editors of NYLON magazine, Maddy Ulloa ’17 rang up customers and counted inventory at American Apparel. “I gained a lot of communications skills from my job last summer,” Ulloa said. “I also gained […]

Filling the Gap

Filling the Gap

Like a growing number of graduating high school seniors, including the president’s daughter Malia Obama, Conor Belfield ’14 took a year off before starting college in 2015. “I felt like I was on a path that was leading me very quickly towards adulthood and everything that entails, which is both very exciting and nerve-wracking at […]

Helping Hands: Students who Volunteer in Hospitals

Helping Hands: Students who Volunteer in Hospitals

Every Wednesday afternoon, Ashley Frey ’17 puts on her uniform and teen volunteer badge and spends two hours visiting patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Throughout the course of each day, she will bring them water, flowers and magazines, but most importantly, she will give them her time. “Talking to patients is really […]